No. 252, Docket 26996.

315 F.2d 584 (1963)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Ralph CIANCHETTI, Charles Hedges and Molly Schau, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

Decided March 21, 1963.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ira B. Grudberg (of Jacobs, Jacobs, Jacobs & Jacobs), New Haven, Conn., for appellant Cianchetti.

Frances Kahn, New York City, for appellant Hedges.

Maurice Edelbaum, New York City, for appellant Molly Schau.

Arnold M. Stone, Atty. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C. (Robert C. Zampano, U. S. Atty., New Haven, Conn., Herbert J. Miller, Jr., Asst. Atty. Gen., and Beatrice Rosenberg and Philip Wilens, Attys., Washington, D. C., on the brief), for appellee.

Before CLARK, WATERMAN and KAUFMAN, Circuit Judges.

KAUFMAN, Circuit Judge.

The appellants were convicted of conspiracy to violate the federal narcotics laws, 21 U.S.C. § 174, after a five-week trial in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut before Judge Timbers and a jury. The three appellants, in addition to several other individuals, were named in a one-count indictment charging a conspiracy to import unlawfully into this country large quantities of heroin and knowingly to receive...

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